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LinkedIn buys B2B marketing startup Bizo for $175M

LinkedIn is getting into the “Bizo”-ness.

Pro social network LinkedIn has purchased marketing-platform startup Bizo in a deal worth $175 million, the company announced today. 488 more words

Business

Deals of the Day: Contigo, Griffin's Foods, Urban Compass

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Venture Capital Deals

Urban Compass, New York-based real-estate site for buying and renting apartments, has raised $40 million in Series B funding from Thrive Capital Founders Fund, .406 Ventures, Advance Publications, Kenneth Chenault and Marc Benioff. 1,788 more words

Finance

Former Autonomy CFO Seeks Rejection of HP Settlement

The former chief financial officer of the British software company Autonomy today moved to challenge a proposed settlement of a shareholder derivative lawsuit stemming from Hewlett-Packard’s botched $11 billion acquisition of that company in 2011. 853 more words

General

Three formidable archaeological discoveries

  

Iron Age coin die (late 200ce)

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Portable Antiquities Scheme

 

In an interview with Jennifer Jackson, the Finds Liaison Officer for Kent, Ben Miller, for… 192 more words

Archaeology

President Jonathan Approves Huge Acquisitions for Nigerian military – Obanikoro

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the release of additional funds for the purchase of military hardware.

This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, on Thursday. 271 more words

Chen v. Howard-Anderson: Summary Judgment Granted to Defendant Directors In Connection With Sales Process

By Mary Beth Kerrigan

In Chen v. Howard-Anderson, a recent decision related to the acquisition of Occam Networks, Inc. by Calix, Inc. in 2011, the Delaware Court of Chancery granted one of the defendants’ summary judgment motions and provided guidance on the M&A transaction process.   625 more words

Acquisitions

Big hedge fund wants Time Warner to sell to Fox

Get the deal done.

That was the message from hedge fund titan Ken Griffin Wednesday after hearing that 21st Century Fox (FOX) made an $80 billion bid… 219 more words

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